Last May Florida State got a verbal commitment from one of the top running backs in the state of Texas. The-5-8 and 165 pound Warrick Dunn clone got off to a rocky start for his season with a serious injury.
I tore my ACL," Russell Ball of Le Marque (TX) said.
"I was returning the second kickoff and I was trying to cut outside
when my knee gave out. Before that I
broke off a 50-yard run."
Ball has already made a call to
to let them know about the injury.
"I called them and told them about it," he said.
"Coach told me to keep my head up."
Ball told TheInsiders.com that he has no plans to visit any
other school besides
"I'm still committed and I want to take my official
for a game," he said.
standout runs a 4.32 40-yard dash speed, has been
burning up the competition in the state of
. As a junior the La Marque (TX) native led his
team to a state title by rushing for 1,296 yards and 15 touchdowns.